USS Freedom - "Fit and Ready for Service" #military #Navy

USS Freedom - "Fit and Ready for Service" #military #Navy

SAN DIEGO (May 2, 2012) The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) operates in the waters off Southern California. The littoral combat ship is a fast, agile, networked surface combatant designed to operate in the near-shore environment, while capable of open-ocean tasking, and win against 21st-century coastal threats such as submarines, mines, and swarming small craft. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Jan Shultis/Released) The Board of Inspection and Survey has taken a little Pacific cruise on USS Freedom (LCS 1), and issued a grade . “My assessment is the ship is sound, the engineering plant is good, combat systems are good,” said Vice Adm. Richard Hunt. “The ship rides very well.” That verdict came after a three-day “special trial” conducted May 22-24 at San Diego by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey, or INSURV. Nearly 200 people rode the ship — normally crewed by 40 sa...

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